#patience

Patience: Balancing the Odds with Optimism

 During my annual mammogram and subsequent testing of suspicious calcifications, I was diagnosed with Stage 0 DCIS BREAST CANCER. Stage 0 ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is non-invasive cancer where abnormal cells may be in the lining of the breast milk duct. In Stage 0 breast cancer, the…

The Virtue of Patience

  Like a gift from the gods, the virtue of patience offers solitude from the outside. More succinctly put, patience serves as a form of detachment. It keeps you objective, sane, and in control. Our hectic world throws an assortment of nonsense upon us. If not adequately shielded,…

Patience Virtue or Value?

  My Garden One encyclopedic definition of patience is “the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.” In the Bible, patience is mentioned as a virtue along with chastity, temperance, generosity, diligence, kindness, and modesty. I take issue with that definition…

Chiari Malformation: How it Changed My Life

2019 was the year that forever changed my life; what I now can say was honestly for the better, but at the time, it did not seem as so. First, I started out having headaches countless times a month that ended in daily pain. The pain was so…

The Beauty of Bonsai: Catching up with Clark Mueller, PhD.

Exploring the practice of Bonsai is perfect for the topic of patience.  When I finally saw a bit of his collection, I knew we could learn about the intricacies of Bonsai from Clark Mueller, PhD. So, to his kitchen table we went, and my eyes were wide open,…

The Vibration of Patience

  Straight up, the vibration of patience is about surrender, release, detachment, and allowing. What am I talking about when I say the vibration of patience? I am speaking about your flow of frequencies. I am speaking of the electromagnetic field that surrounds your body and mine. This…

SOMETIMES, I WAIT

  Sometimes, I wait. I watch, OOMeasure, OOAllow, OOAssimilate. Sometimes, I reframe. Perhaps my perspective needs adjustment. How is my time best spent? Now? I don’t know how to get it back. Action is not always called for. Sometimes, I wait.   — Tekla A. Syers resides in…

PATIENCE OR DIVINE TIMING

  Endurance, staying power, tolerance, lack of complaint, persistence, fortitude, and serenity are synonyms for patience. Another possibility is the idea of Divine Timing as a different lens with which to view a situation. My hope and intention are to provide an opportunity to look back at your…

Patience – the capacity, habit, or being patient.

    Patience –” 1. Bearing pains or trials calmly or without complaint. 2. manifesting forbearance under provocation or strain. 3. steadfast despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity. 4. able or willing to bear. ” Hasn’t it been a real surprise that we have developed many skills that we…

Autumn is Here

May 17, 2020 Autumn is here. I see it in my copper skin. In my glistening eyes. In the bamboo scarf that begs to hug me tighter. Autumn is here. But you are nowhere near here. You’re somewhere, Where spring beckons you to life that demands every ounce…